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Keith P. Posley

Dr. Keith P. Posley, interim Superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools.

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MPS Still Tougher on Black Students?

MPS Still Tougher on Black Students?

Federal settlement cited disproportionate discipline. Posley says progress being made.

Hybrid Education May Not Work

Hybrid Education May Not Work

Some experts say half-virtual, half-in-person classes may actually be worse at spreading COVID-19.

Milwaukee Public Schools adds hours to Stop, Grab & Go
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Milwaukee Public Schools adds hours to Stop, Grab & Go

Three current school sites will be used for additional times for meal distribution

Milwaukee Public Schools adds hours to Stop, Grab & Go
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Milwaukee Public Schools adds hours to Stop, Grab & Go

Three current school sites will be used for additional times for meal distribution

Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership Receives Department of Education Award
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Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership Receives Department of Education Award

Community Schools recognized among national education initiatives

Milwaukee Public Schools celebrates 15 years of saving lives with AEDs
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Milwaukee Public Schools celebrates 15 years of saving lives with AEDs

Nine lives total have been saved through the HeartSafe Schools program

Milwaukee Public Schools receives donation of backpacks, school supplies for students
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Milwaukee Public Schools receives donation of backpacks, school supplies for students

Educators Credit Union, Beyond Vision and BestEd among contributing partners

School Districts Battle Over In-Person Classes

School Districts Battle Over In-Person Classes

Parents push for this as health officials, teachers say state’s spiking pandemic makes this unsafe.

Milwaukee Public Schools announces expansion, changes to Stop, Grab & Go
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Milwaukee Public Schools announces expansion, changes to Stop, Grab & Go

Starting September 1, students will be able to receive meals at 50 sites within the district

Democratic National Convention Committee and Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee to Donate Laptops, Other Resources to Milwaukee Public Schools
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Democratic National Convention Committee and Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee to Donate Laptops, Other Resources to Milwaukee Public Schools

Convention team to donate over 75 Macbook Air computers to help MPS bolster tech resources for the upcoming school year

Milwaukee Public Schools set to welcome students back to school
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Milwaukee Public Schools set to welcome students back to school

Early Start Calendar schools to begin virtual learning Monday, August 17

Milwaukee Public Schools to Kick Off Welcome Week with Freshman Bridge
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Milwaukee Public Schools to Kick Off Welcome Week with Freshman Bridge

Student orientation and Chromebook distribution for upcoming school year to start today

Milwaukee Public Schools Reopening Plan Approved by Board of School Directors
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Milwaukee Public Schools Reopening Plan Approved by Board of School Directors

Board votes in favor of phased reopening, beginning 2020-21 school year virtually

Milwaukee Public Schools Releases School Reopening Recommendation
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Milwaukee Public Schools Releases School Reopening Recommendation

District to present reopening plan to Milwaukee Board of School Directors

Milwaukee Public Schools Releases School Reopening Survey
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Milwaukee Public Schools Releases School Reopening Survey

Survey will gather input until July 8, 2020

GE Innovation Labs to be created in six Milwaukee Public Schools sites
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GE Innovation Labs to be created in six Milwaukee Public Schools sites

Labs will serve as a place for MPS students to learn STEM-based problem-solving skills

Milwaukee Public Schools Releases 2020-21 Superintendent’s Proposed Budget
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Milwaukee Public Schools Releases 2020-21 Superintendent’s Proposed Budget

Superintendent increases support for schools

MPS Expands Free Meal Sites, Learning Materials

MPS Expands Free Meal Sites, Learning Materials

District now distributing free meals at 25 sites

Milwaukee Bucks player Khris Middleton and the Joseph and Vera Zibler Family Trust Fund partner to support Milwaukee Public Schools students and families
Milwaukee Public Schools expands Stop, Grab and Go locations
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Milwaukee Public Schools expands Stop, Grab and Go locations

Four food truck sites and an additional school have been added

Milwaukee Public Schools to remain closed for the remainder of the school year
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Milwaukee Public Schools to remain closed for the remainder of the school year

Gov. Tony Evers gives order for all Wisconsin K–12 schools to remain closed

MPS Referendum Passes with Overwhelming Support
School Districts Adjust to Distance Learning

School Districts Adjust to Distance Learning

Drop-offs, drive-ups and digital classrooms being used in state’s schools.

MPS Offers Breakfast and Lunch To Go

MPS Offers Breakfast and Lunch To Go

Free breakfast, lunch and instructional kits offered at 20 school sites, see our list.

Milwaukee Public Schools to begin distribution of meals and instructional materials
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Milwaukee Public Schools to begin distribution of meals and instructional materials

Twenty 'Stop, Grab & Go' locations will be available for MPS students while schools are closed

Second Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case Discovered in the City of Milwaukee
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Second Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case Discovered in the City of Milwaukee

Milwaukee Public Schools and the City of Milwaukee Health Department to give update

Gov. Evers Mandates Closing All K-12 Schools

Gov. Evers Mandates Closing All K-12 Schools

Governor expects to reopen schools on April 6.

City Hall: Milwaukee Will Cut Down 900 of Its Ash Trees
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Milwaukee Will Cut Down 900 of Its Ash Trees

Federal grant funds replacement of trees ravaged by Emerald Ash Borer.

Milwaukee Public Schools Four-year Graduation Rate Rises
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Milwaukee Public Schools Four-year Graduation Rate Rises

MPS continues to show gains in four-year student outcomes

The Educator: Do Selective Schools Help Poor Students?
The Educator

Do Selective Schools Help Poor Students?

If not, what's their real purpose?

After Shootings Officials Discuss School Safety

After Shootings Officials Discuss School Safety

Should security be beefed up at MPS, other school districts? Opinions vary.

Task Force Explores Cost of Fulfilling MPS Needs
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Task Force Explores Cost of Fulfilling MPS Needs

The 32 members will develop a formal recommendation for the school board at its concluding meeting December 10.

The Educator: MPS Program Offers “Ambitious Instruction”
The Educator

MPS Program Offers “Ambitious Instruction”

Will new approach mean more skills taught or more teaching to the test?

Cass Street School Opens New STEM Center
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Cass Street School Opens New STEM Center

Grant from Rockwell Automation supports student learning in science, technology, engineering and math

Photo Gallery: Custer Playfield Reopens
Photo Gallery

Custer Playfield Reopens

New playground, basketball courts and walking path are part of $25 million city recreation plan.

Milwaukee Public Schools Launch Community Survey and Public Listening Sessions
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Milwaukee Public Schools Launch Community Survey and Public Listening Sessions

Community feedback to guide district’s vision

Photo Gallery: Columbia Playfield Reopens
Photo Gallery

Columbia Playfield Reopens

Revamped north side park boasts a playground, basketball courts, splash pad and more.

MPS Board adopts 2019–20 budget
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MPS Board adopts 2019–20 budget

Leaders commit to students and staff, reignite salary schedule

The Educator: How Should MPS Use Rainy Day Fund?
The Educator

How Should MPS Use Rainy Day Fund?

Typically used for school emergencies. Union pushes to use it to hire more staff.

Milwaukee Public Schools releases the 2019-20 Superintendent’s Proposed Budget
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Milwaukee Public Schools releases the 2019-20 Superintendent’s Proposed Budget

Superintendent maintains support for schools

City’s New Horse Stables Break Ground

City’s New Horse Stables Break Ground

MKE Urban Stables to house police department's mounted patrol, offer equine therapy.

Friday Photos: Arbor Day Edition
Friday Photos

Arbor Day Edition

Mayor, MPS Superintendent, 4th graders plant 32 trees at Ohio Playfield.

M-cubed helps boost MPS grad rate, send more grads to college
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M-cubed helps boost MPS grad rate, send more grads to college

MPS, MATC and UWM committed to accelerating progress, helping more grads succeed at MATC, UWM

Milwaukee Bucks, City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Public Schools Launch MENTOR Greater Milwaukee
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Milwaukee Bucks, City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Public Schools Launch MENTOR Greater Milwaukee

Alicia Moore named Executive Director of MENTOR Greater Milwaukee

Governor-elect Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Barnes Announce “What’s Best for Kids” Advisory Council
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Governor-elect Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Barnes Announce “What’s Best for Kids” Advisory Council

"I’ve said from the beginning that what’s best for our kids is what’s best for our state..."

Wisconsin Vision’s ‘Clear Days Ahead’ Program Provides Children in Need with Free Glasses
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Wisconsin Vision’s ‘Clear Days Ahead’ Program Provides Children in Need with Free Glasses

Milwaukee Public Schools partners with Wisconsin Vision and the Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association

MPS shows modest improvement on state report card
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MPS shows modest improvement on state report card

MPS schools improve category ratings, have higher scores than last year

Board Names Dr. Posley MPS Superintendent
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Board Names Dr. Posley MPS Superintendent

Longtime educator puts renewed focus on the classroom

Supervisor Taylor Encourages Youth to Register to Vote
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Supervisor Taylor Encourages Youth to Register to Vote

"This year, young people will make up the largest group of eligible voters for the first time in any election."

First Day of School is Monday, August 13
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First Day of School is Monday, August 13

Dr. Posley, who became interim superintendent on May 21, begins the new school year with a renewed focus on district classrooms.

MPS Restructures Schools in 53206 Area

MPS Restructures Schools in 53206 Area

8 elementary and middle schools will all feed into North Division High School.

MPS Uses New Tactics to Attract Students

MPS Uses New Tactics to Attract Students

Grant Elementary goes door-to-door to sell itself and compete with private schools.

Scholarships for Class of 2018 Exceed $86 Million
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Scholarships for Class of 2018 Exceed $86 Million

Amount of scholarship dollars earned by MPS students is largest ever, breaking last year's record by more than $22 million

MPS Schools Awarded for Academic and Behavior Excellence
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MPS Schools Awarded for Academic and Behavior Excellence

District has only Platinum Level School in Wisconsin

MPS Passes Balanced Budget

MPS Passes Balanced Budget

Interim Superintendent Keith Posley will focus on increasing enrollment.

New MPS Superintendent Takes Over

New MPS Superintendent Takes Over

Keith Posley has two top goals; One involves Scott Walker.

May 21 is first day for new MPS interim superintendent
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May 21 is first day for new MPS interim superintendent

Dr. Keith Posley sets priorities for success; visits schools

Milwaukee Board of School Directors Selects Interim Superintendent
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Milwaukee Board of School Directors Selects Interim Superintendent

Veteran educator Dr. Keith P. Posley to lead district